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Description

In this game you are trapped in Netherworld. With your space ship you have to make your way through different levels with a hostile environment. Under a time limit you have to collect diamonds to get to the next level. The game is filled with dragons, moving mines, acid spitting creatures and lots more. Your space ship is able to shoot, furthermore you can collect several power ups, such as sand glasses to ease the time limit, shield restore or items that give you invulnerability.

Screenshots

Netherworld Amstrad CPC Select the level you want to start at.
Netherworld Commodore 64 High scores
Netherworld Amstrad CPC Loading screen
Netherworld ZX Spectrum Next to one of the teleporters

Alternate Titles

  • "Abyss Zone" -- Working title

User Reviews

a great nostalgic and old style gaming experience DOS xcom1602 (936)

Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Feb, 1989 810 out of 1000 81
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Sep, 1988 8 out of 10 80
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Feb, 1989 76 out of 100 76
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Dec, 1988 74 out of 100 74
Power Play Commodore 64 Sep, 1988 73 out of 100 73
The One Amiga Oct, 1988 70 out of 100 70
The One Atari ST Oct, 1988 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Mar, 1990 7.6 out of 12 63
64'er Commodore 64 Apr, 1990 5 out of 10 50
Joystick (German) Amiga Jan, 1989 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

The grinning person in the game cover art bears definite resemblance to Jukka Tapanimäki, the designer/programmer of the original C64 version of the game.
Contributed to by xcom1602 (936), Riamus (8124) and Martin Smith (62960)